sodium: A Modern and Easy-to-Use Crypto Library

Bindings to 'libsodium' <>: a modern, easy-to-use software library for encryption, decryption, signatures, password hashing and more. Sodium uses curve25519, a state-of-the-art Diffie-Hellman function by Daniel Bernstein, which has become very popular after it was discovered that the NSA had backdoored Dual EC DRBG.

Version: 1.3.1
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2023-11-20
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.sodium
Author: Jeroen Ooms ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: libsodium (>= 1.0.3)
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: sodium results


Reference manual: sodium.pdf
Vignettes: How does cryptography work
Introduction to Sodium for R


Package source: sodium_1.3.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): sodium_1.3.1.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): sodium_1.3.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): sodium_1.3.1.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): sodium_1.3.1.tgz
Old sources: sodium archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: cyphr, encryptedRmd, epitrix, espadon, FaaSr, fidelius, homomorpheR, keyring, plumber, rocker, safer, shinyauthr
Reverse suggests: bigrquery, boxr, gargle, ghclass, googleCloudStorageR, mpathsenser, openssl, pins, trackdown


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